January 11, 2023

Event Calendar

January 18

Coffee & Conversation at

4YEW Juice & Smoothie Bar

January 26

Cannabis Q & A Panel (virtual)

February 1

Member Orientation at TACC Office

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Chamber News

We're kicking off the new year with our first new member of 2023!!

Let us introduce...SRGI! They are based out of Raynham, and they are a full service manufacturer's representative firm serving the plumbing, heating and HVAC industry. SRGI features in-depth technical expertise, unmatched customer service, and solid sales coverage throughout New England and Upstate New York.

Stay connected with them on their social channels or at www.srgirep.com.

Welcome, Peter! We're thrilled to have you in the TACC!!

OPENING SOON! As we kick off the new year, we are thrilled to welcome Greatest Hits Cannabis Company to the Taunton community and the TACC family. Located just down the road from the Chamber HQ on Rt. 44 in Taunton, Greatest Hits seeks to provide a one-of-a-kind dispensary experience.

“In an area with a variety of dispensaries selling premium products, Greatest Hits stands out with their carefully curated variety of products from the best producers in the state combined with their knowledgeable and compassionate team’s commitment to education, and their passion for this incredible plant. We look forward to bringing our Rock N’ Roll spirit to Massachusetts cannabis consumers who have become tired of the same boring dispensaries.”

Keep an eye out in the coming weeks for details about their grand opening!


Rise and shine with us! We know how hectic schedules can get, and sometimes evening events aren't doable. We have a solution - a morning networking event! Stop by 4YEW on Wednesday, January 18th at 9:00 a.m. to check out this great new spot and meet with other Chamber members. This is a perfect way to build new connections, and rekindle the old! We look forward to seeing you then!

4YEW serves smoothie bowls, smoothies, cold-pressed juices, coffees, matcha, toasts, pastries, and more fun items to the menu coming very soon! This event is FREE for members and $5 for Prospective Members. Register below.


Host a Networking Event in 2023!

Interested in getting your name out there or generating more business connections? Consider hosting an event with the Chamber in 2023!

Network with local business professionals at your place of business. Opening your doors to fellow Chamber members gives you the opportunity to showcase your business and services in your own element. You supply the light refreshments and we will invite the guests!

Event Options:

  • Coffee & Conversation
  • Noontime Networking
  • Business After Hours

Host a morning, afternoon, or evening event. We have several options to suit your schedule. Contact Lisa for availability and more details. 

Business Information

January is National Mentoring Month

Starting a business requires a tremendous amount of dedication and ambition, but these traits alone are often not enough. During National Mentoring Month, connect with an SBA resource partner to help you along your business journey. Whether you’re seeking training, opportunities or funding, SBA resource partners are here to serve as your trusted advisors and mentors. Learn more.

3 Reasons to Join the Chamber in a Time of Economic Uncertainty

Times of economic uncertainty don’t cause anyone to look for new ways to spend money. But there are some investments in your business that even when you’re worried about cash flow, are worth the return. Without those necessities—be they software or services—you couldn’t operate. Chamber membership is one of those necessary business investments and learn why.

Chamber Events

Curious about cannabis? Have your questions answered, myths dispelled, concerns addressed, and so much more at the next Quarterly Q&A with a panel of our cannabis industry members 1 Connection LLCCommonwealth Alternative CareFreshly Baked Company, and Greatest Hits Cannabis Company

This session is sponsored by 1 Connection LLC

Submit questions in advance here. Register below to attend this virtual event. FREE for TACC Members and $10 for Prospective Members.

Sponsor the Next Quarterly Q&A!

You could sponsor the next Quarterly Q&A for only $200! Contact Lisa for more info.



Whether you have been a member of the chamber for 5 years or 5 minutes – or if you’re just thinking about it – join us for Member Orientation on Wednesday, February 1st from 9-10 a.m. at the Chamber’s new office, 170 Dean St. in Taunton. See the office, meet the staff, hear about our benefits and programs, and learn how you can best maximize your investment with the TACC!

Seating is limited so please register in advance below. FREE to members and prospective members.

Member News

Morton Hospital Earns Joint Commission Accreditation

Morton Hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for its hospital program and behavioral health opioid treatment program by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal is a symbol of quality that reflects a health care organization’s commitment to providing safe and quality patient care.  Read the press release.

HarborOne’s ONECommunity Scholarship

At HarborOne, we believe education fuels future success. In 2016, HarborOne pledged $1 million over 10 years to provide scholarships to exceptional high school students in an effort to ease the financial burden associated with higher education. 

This year, HarborOne will award twenty $5,000 college scholarships to local high school seniors. Application available online at harborone.com/scholarship from January 15 to March 15, 2023.

SCORE Business Resources
Help For Your Small Business
Let SCORE business advisors help you navigate the SBA Debt Relief Programs or the start-up and growth of your small business. All services are FREE and CONFIDENTIAL. If you are an existing SCORE client, please send an email to your SCORE counselor to schedule a phone call or Zoom conference. If you are new to SCORE, please complete the Request a Mentor form and someone from SCORE will contact you via email to schedule an appointment with an advisor. Sign up for SCORE webinars here. View upcoming webinars here.

The Best Start Up Strategies For Starting

A Small Business

Tues, Jan. 17 | 1:00 PM


How can you start a business the right way and ensure you have the best chance to succeed? Every entrepreneur or small business owner has asked themselves this same question at some point in their business journey.

Many factors determine a business's success, but the two most significant factors are good planning and thoughtful strategy.

In this webinar, serial entrepreneur and Best-selling author, Ramon Ray will share his best tips on starting your business the right way.

You will learn:

  • What problem is your business solving
  • Who is the ideal customer for your business
  • How to determine your price

Live attendees will receive free business resources, a copy of the slide deck, and a link to this webinar recording.

Register here.

SCORE’s Small Business Resilience program

This year, during an unprecedented national health crisis, small businesses needed help more than ever before. In order to support these business owners when they needed it most, the SCORE Foundation provided funding for SCORE’s Small Business Resilience program. This platform allowed SCORE to pivot their mentoring and educational services onto virtual platforms, where clients could easily access the pandemic-related information, guidance and resources they needed to survive and thrive. Learn more here.
Volunteer At SCORE

Are you looking for ways to help your small business community? Would you like to grow your network or develop professionally? As a SCORE volunteer, you get it all!

Join the SCORE network of 10,000 volunteers. SCORE relies on volunteers to help small business around the country thrive.

Interested? Visit the volunteer web page to find about the many benefits of volunteering and the right opportunity for you!

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A1 Pizza Taunton

$5 off orders of $50 or more

Anchor Barre

20% off your first month membership or class package. Email Melynda for more info

Andi's Aesthetics

Offering Chamber members 10% off regular priced services.

Back Bay Staffing Group

10% off first week temporary services.

Email Joni for more info.

Distinguished Details, LLC

15% off contracted services.

Email Camille for more info.

Engayge, Inc.

Claim 50% off the LGBTQ+ Competency Audit for TACC Members Only using code: TACCENGAYGE. Email for more info: i[email protected].

The Exodus Experience

10% off photobooth experience for Chamber Members

Growth Arise Consulting LLC

20% off DISC assessment with debriefing for Chamber members. Contact Patricia for more info. 

Hometown's Tacos Locos

10% off for Chamber members

(discount applies to individual orders for members not catering events)

JDN Publications

10% off for Chamber members

Junkluggers of Southeastern MA & RI

$25 off 1/4 truck or more! Please redeem at time of booking. Limit one per household. Cannot be combined with other offers. Learn more here

MacDonald Moving Services

free estimates for all moves and 10% off the first month of storage for Chamber members. Contact Pauline for more info.


10% off for Chamber Members

MBL Land Development & Permitting, Corp.

10% off most services. Contact Kerry for more info.

Plymouth Rock & Correira Insurance

5% off your auto insurance. Contact Luke for details.

Quesos with Love

10% off for Chamber Members. Email Nery for details.

R&D Cleaning Co.

10% off cleaning services

Contact Renay for more info.

Relaxation Works Spa

TACC members receive $10 off $95 or more when scheduling a facial or whole health massage. Use code TACC when scheduling online or mention the code at check out.

The Star Drive-In

10% off any purchase


10% off regular price items on the sales floor, and 20% off print and marketing orders over $50.00. Chamber Members must access through the Members Only section of the TACC website. Email Lisa for assistance.

Sullivan Tire

10% all parts, labor on applicable services. Email Ken Rubino for more information.

Ask us how you can participate in the Member to Member Discount Program!

Taunton Area Chamber of Commerce, 170 Dean Street, Taunton, MA 02780
(508) 824-4068
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